Nicole Hemmer


Nicole Hemmer is a visiting assistant professor at the University of Miami and a visiting scholar at the United States Studies Centre. Her work focuses on modern American media and politics, particularly post-WWII conservatism.

Hemmer's first book, Messengers of the Right: Media and the Modern Conservative Movement, is under contract to Penn Press's Politics and Culture in Modern America Series. She is also author of “The Dealers and the Darling: Conservative Media and the Candidacy of Barry Goldwater,” in Barry Goldwater and the Remaking of the American Political Landscape (2013). Her work has been supported by Columbia University, the Miller Center of Public Affairs, and the United States Studies Centre. She received her PhD in US history from Columbia University in 2010.

Hemmer's work on conservative politics and media has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, Huffington Post, Spectator Australia, and the Sydney Morning Herald.